Fair Labor Association

Type: Organization
Name: Fair Labor Association
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SYNGENTA : The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch

Global network of over 3,500 farms established to measure productivity First independently-audited data to be published in March 2015 Projects underway in all regions; partnerships agreed and expandedSyngenta today provided an update on the progress ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over supply chain violations on iPhone 6 launch day

Apple has implemented improved reservation procedures and policies for employees dealing with the iPhone 6 launch today at retail stores, but the launch at the company’s Hong Kong store hasn’t gone quite as smooth as elsewhere. The store was ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese kit builder for Apple and Dell charges workers for water

A CHINESE ASSEMBLY PLANT that supplies firms including Apple and Dell has been found to be charging its workers for drinking and washing water and a number of other workplace failings.The allegations are in a Green America and China [Labour] Watch report ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 3 reports

Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor conditions in China

Less than a week ahead of the likely launch of Apple's next-generation iPhones, the company is once again facing scrutiny over its labor sourcing in China.The watchdog group China Labor Watch said Thursday that a factory in the Chinese city of Suqian ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Time to get children out of factories and into schools

By Nina SmithEditor’s Note: Nina Smith is the founding CEO of GoodWeave International, a California-based non-profit organization that works to stop child labor in the carpet industry.In a small village in central Afghanistan, 13-year-old Basma is about ... [Published CNN - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students Activists Change Clothing Standards at Pitt

Sporting a pair of Toms will sometimes make you feel like you’re helping out those who are less fortunate, and the clothing sold by the University of Pittsburgh could be headed in that same wholesome clothing direction. Pitt has given its apparel licensees ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

4 compliance stories you need to know right now

Compliance professionals must deal with an enormous variety of tasks and duties. From managing the supply chain to dealing with state and federal regulators to listening to the concerns of employees who could be potential whistleblowers, the challenges ... [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 5 reports

Apple Working To Reduce "Excessive Overtime" And Other Labor Violations At Chinese Factories

A 2013 audit of working conditions at Quanta Computers, a Chinese supplier of Apple products, pointed out various working violations at two factories in China, including excessive overtime and unpaid sick days, among others. Apple has been working with ... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Labor Association Delivers Findings of Two Apple Suppliers

The Fair Labor Association has published a new report today revealing its findings at two Apple facilities operated by supply partner Quanta in Changshu and Shanghai.The result of the report found a decent amount of violations at both facilities, including ... [Published IClarified - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 11 reports

Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labor Violations

SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 5 reports

Fair Labor Association publishes data from audits of two Apple suppliers, Apple responds

The Fair Labor Association, the group that has been performing independent assessments of Apple’s supplier facilities since 2012, today published findings from audits of Apple suppliers it carried out last year after. The reports include assessments ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 4 reports

NESTLE : Tackling child labour in cocoa farming

Release date- 12082014 - Nestle is helping hundreds of children whom it has found to be working on the Cote d'Ivoire cocoa farms where it sources the cocoa for its chocolate.For two years the company, with its partner the International Cocoa Initiative ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 13 2014]

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Mike Mack, Chief Executive Officer, said: "Though it's still early in the journey, we're pleased with the gathering momentum for The Good Growth Plan. We have established a clear and transparent framework for measuring progress, and new grower offers reflect our focus on productivity and sustainability. We have the full support of our employees as well as thousands of distributors and growers worldwide. From next year independent reporting on each commitment will subject our progress to public scrutiny, which we welcome. Our objectives for 2020 are ambitious and we know we cannot succeed alone. We look forward to working with others who share our commitment to global food security." The Good Growth Plan reflects Syngenta's belief that agricultural productivity must increase in order to feed a global population, which is rising by...
"The investigator discovered extensive violations of Chinese [labour] laws, as well as violations of Catcher's policies and Apple's Supplier Code of Conduct, which details standards for worker rights and environmental sustainability for any company supplying to Apple" it said
"Apple needs to re-ignite its innovation -- That is the only issue," added Chowdhry. "For the last three years, Tim Cook hasn't delivered a single innovation. If he can deliver innovation, Apple will go back to its glory days. If he can't, Tim Cook is fired." John Mello is a freelance technology writer and contributor to Chief Security Officer magazine. You can connect with him on Google+

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Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over sup... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
The Good Growth Plan on track one year after la... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
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Bad News Hounds Apple Days Before iPhone Gala [Published E-Commerce Times - Sep 05 2014]
Apple Supplier Accused Of Labor Exploitation [Published Information Week - Sep 04 2014]
Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor condit... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Suppliers in China Under Fire Again Over ... [Published PC Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
Safety breaches at Apple supplier [Published BBC - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Supplier Catcher Accused of Endangering a... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Spies On The Media 'Using Anonymized Soci... [Published Business Insider - Sep 01 2014]
Time to get children out of factories and into ... [Published CNN - Sep 01 2014]
Part 4) The Departure of a “Tyrant” [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 29 2014]
Taming the Corporate Beast [Published Dollars and Sense - Aug 27 2014]
Students Activists Change Clothing Standards at... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 27 2014]
4 compliance stories you need to know right now [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
Business Affiliates Program Associate | FAIR LA... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Apple Working To Reduce "Excessive Overtime" An... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 18 2014]
Apple Works With Quanta To Resolve Labor Rights... [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 18 2014]
Violations found at Apple supplier Quanta's fac... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Nestlé Tackling Child Labour in Cocoa Farming [Published Food Drink Business Europe - Aug 18 2014]
Apple tackles labor violations in Chinese facto... [Published ZDNet - Aug 18 2014]
Apple Working to Fix Labour Violations at Suppl... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 18 2014]
Fair Labor Association Delivers Findings of Two... [Published IClarified - Aug 16 2014]
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
Ethical fashion blends profit, development in A... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 16 2014]
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Issues Persist At Overseas Apple Suppliers [Published Techno Buffalo - Aug 16 2014]
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Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over sup... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
Apple has implemented improved reservation procedures and policies for employees dealing with the iPhone 6 launch today at retail stores, but the launch at the company’s Hong Kong store hasn’t gone quite as smooth as elsewhere. The store was ...
Apple Supplier Catcher Accused of Endangering a... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Sep 04 2014]
One of Apple's suppliers is once again being accused of labor violations, with both Green America and China Labor Watch claiming a Catcher factory in Suqian, China has endangered the health and safety of its workers. Catcher is responsible for producing ...
Part 4) The Departure of a “Tyrant” [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 29 2014]
From  Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media , a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: While Apple PR portrayed former VP of Worldwide Corporate Communications Katie Cotton’s departure as a way for the executive ...
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ...
Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found ... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today published a new report examining two factories operated by Apple-supplier Quanta Computer, finding several code violations related to working hours, recruitment policies, compensation, health and safety, and more ...
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